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Colchester Zoo, Essex

  • Located in Colchester, Essex, East of England, England
  • Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 OSL
  • Telephone: 01206 331292
  • Colchester Zoo is located South of Colchester at the A1124 exit of the A12 and provides a fabulous family attraction
  • The Zoo covers 60 acres of parkland and lakes and has over 270 species to see, including some endangered species
  • There are two road trains, a huge soft play area, four adventure areas and fifty daily displays
  • It is possible to feed elephants and giraffes or stroke a snake
  • There are a range of farmyard animals, such as pigs, ponies and goats which children can feed
  • The Otter Creek is a recent exhibit, where visitors can watch the otters in their spacious enclosure
  • Colchester Zoo has won the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award as well as the Sustainable Tourism Award from the East of England Tourist Board
  • It is one of the best zoos in Europe

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